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Bug#244288: gnome-control-center: Please change silly changelog entry

On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 09:41:25PM +0200, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl> writes:
> > Well, that I don't know what changed in that version? 
> Nothing changed, Christian has just orphaned all his gnome packages with
> 2 uploads. One with a full sentence made from all the changelog entries
> (some words in changelog of each of his packages), and a second with the
> real orphan message ... apparently he found that funny somewhere :)

Yeah, read it on -curiosa[0].

> > If nothing changed, well, that should be in the changelog, otherwise,
> > the changes should be there. I just got that changelog entry mailed to
> > myself via list-aptchanges, and it annoyed me I don't know whether
> > something changed that I should be aware of.
> Yes, but Christian did that ... what are you expecting now ? Changing
> old entries ? That's not really a sense ...

Huh, why not? changelog entries which in retrospect fail to correctly
describe the change, or have typo's, or whatever, can very well be
(and IMHO should be) changed in a later upload. This is not uncommon
practice, in fact, quite some of Christian's changelogentries have
already be changed.

For example, compare the 2.4.0-6 entry in [1] with [2].


[0] http://lists.debian.org/debian-curiosa/2004/debian-curiosa-200403/msg00017.html
[1] http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/libg/libgnome/libgnome_2.4.0-6/changelog
[2] http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/libg/libgnome/libgnome_2.4.0-7/changelog

Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)

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